California Raises Age for Tackle Football

California Raises Age for Tackle Football

Onika Efren, age 10   Assemblymember Kevin McCarty announced the “Safe Youth Football Act” on February 9th, 2018. This act aims to protect young children from brain injuries and concussions that result from playing contact football. The Safe Youth Football Act...

High School Football Dangers Turns Heads

By ALICE CHEKUNOVA, age 11 Rye High School football player Kyle Ramalho rests and recovers after an injury during a game. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons More than 1 million U.S. high school students play football. In this season alone, 11 have died. With much media focus on...

The Power of Language

Introduction by KATIE SCHLECHTER, IndyKids MURAL: 67Sueños is a migrant youth-run organization in the San Francisco Bay Area. Together with their community, they completed a 100 by 30 foot mural to tell the stories of migrant youth in the United States. The mural...